VSS Racing Page

The Venice Sailing Squadron is an active racing club. We a member of the Sarasota Bay Yachting Association.  The official racing season is from September to May. During the season the VSS sponsors buoy and  distance races as well as a series of regattas in  conjunction with the VYC, off the coast of Venice and Nokomis in the Gulf of Mexico.

VSS NOTICE OF SERIES

The VSS NOS for the 2017 Fall Series is publicly available in PDF format

VSS Sailing Instructions

Oct 4 2017

VSS CoursesStart Times INFO

The VSS organizes races around five buoys off shore from the the Venice Inlet in the Gulf of Mexico.

Boats are encouraged to come out and join in the good spirited sailing.

 No boat will be excluded from a race for not paying; however, no awards will be made to non-members of VSS.

There is a $70 fee to join VSS.

The skipper's meeting is held at 11am at Higel Marine Park in Venice the morning of a race.

Image of the VSS Gulf race course and buoy placements, The Irma Course

Start Times for VSS Fall Series. If your boat is not listed please contact racing@venicesailingsquardon.org

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PHRF

Performance Handicap Racing Fleet (PHRF) is a handicapping system used for yacht racing in North America. It allows dissimilar classes of sailboats to be raced against each other.

VSS and SBYA phrf rating information.

 Race Calendar